Local train from Badulla to Kandy
Railroading like 1890! To add some additional break weight on the downgrades Sri Lankan railways are still using iron balls at the hand break lever, which will be put in use at the summit station.... (more)
High in the mountains clouds are used to cover the scenery. In 2018 they're still using a token (tablet) system on Sri Lanka's main line between Rambukkana and Badulla. At 6,200 ft above main sea ... (more)
Talawakele is a small settlement in the tea gardens of Sri Lankans highlands. A double headed FarRail charter train trundles over the bridge into the station. From Talawakele to Hatton the line la... (more)
Before the spiral of Demodara a nice viaduct need to be passed. The line from Badulla to Bandarawela is very scenic. The passengers on the train are all hired extras to convert it from a ghost tra... (more)
A tea picker in the tea plantations above Great Western, a spectacular setting in the mountains of Sri Lanka, did not care the bypassing train, thundering over a girder bridge. It's definitely not... (more)
After a long day on the line the loco crew of B1D 340 waits at the platform of Kandy for the signal to go to the depot for a rest.
The morning mist just lifted, as B2B 213 haules a FarRail charter freight train up to Haputale.
Night mixed to Badulla! A FarRail charter train waits for departure in the summit station Pattipola, about 2600 ft above seal level, as a passenger rushes to the train.
Night train from Colombo to Badulla
The M5 class locomotives #767, 771, 776, 779, 781, 782 and 775 were fitted with new Caterpillar prime movers. This new locomotive class was called M5C. The class M5C is known to the Sri Lankan rai... (more)